The death of a man and a woman in their 60s in the St. Stephen, N.B., area was the result of a murder-suicide, according to police.
New Brunswick RCMP say they were called to a residence on Route 170 in Oak Bay, N.B., shortly after 10 a.m. on Saturday.
Police say the bodies of a 61-year-old woman and a 62-year-old man were found inside.
Autopsies were conducted and police say the investigation has determined that the woman’s death was the result of a homicide, and that the man was responsible for her death.
The man died as a result of a self-inflicted wound, police added, and a firearm was recovered at the scene.
Police say due to the circumstances surrounding the deaths, no criminal charges will be laid.